The holidays sure is perfect to be stocking up on new gadgets. As the world comes closer to Christmas, sales are also starting to pop-up, with the biggest one yet to arrive after Thanksgiving, on Black Friday. Probably some of the best deals that shoppers can look forward to are attached to the new generation consoles.
The console war will definitely heat up this Black Friday with both Microsoft and Sony offering major sale price tags on their current-gen consoles. Over the Black Friday weekend, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will carry a price tag of $299, with additional great deals for bundles.
Microsoft made an announcement last week about deals for its Xbox One. From Thanksgiving, Nov. 26, up to Cyber Monday, Nov. 30, the console will retail for the aforementioned price. Twelve bundles will also slash off $50 on their price tags so those who are still looking at getting into the Xbox One love, it's the best time to do so, with new items being bundled into the console.
According to the announcement, two of the choices — "Forza Motorsport 6" and "Madden NFL 16" — are almost sold out.Those who are holding off on a purchase and who won't be able to avail of the said bundles still have the following bundles to choose from: "Halo 5: Guardians," "Gears of War: Ultimate Edition," "Fallout 4," "The LEGO Movie Videogame," "Rise of the Tomb Raider," "FIFA 16," and "Gears of War." The Elite and Kinect Holiday Bundles are also available for the said price. Note that the mentioned price is for the 500 GB console, with additional price cuts on the 1TB version.
Sony, on the other hand, already placed a permanent price cut on the PlayStation 4 to $349. Shortly after, they also posted on their official blog a Black Friday Weekend Deal that matched the competitor's offering. The 500 GB PS4 may be bought for the same price and thrown into the mix is "Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection."
Both consoles are also expected to throw in sales for software via their respective online stores. Microsoft has already declared discounted games and Gold games for a dollar.
More Black Friday deals will be posted soon as they become available.